USA Today: Bill Nelson says he’s not fazed by Rick Scott’s campaign. Some Democrats say he should be

Our Political Director Dwight Bullard is quoted in USA Today’s piece about Sen. Bill Nelson’s re-election race against presumptive Republican nominee and current Governor, Rick Scott.

May 27 – NewFM Political Director Dwight Bullard is quoted in the May 27th piece by USA Today’s Ledyard King about Sen. Bill Nelson’s re-election race against presumptive Republican nominee and current Governor, Rick Scott.

….And former State Sen. Dwight Bullard, D-Miami-Dade, said Nelson has to put “more pep in his step” if he wants to win.

“Gov. Scott is more than just formidable,” Bullard said. “He’s a (former political) novice who’s now become the chief executive of the third-largest state in the country, so that should give everyone a level of concern — especially Sen. Nelson…..”

…Bullard, now the political director of a progressive group called The New Florida Majority, warns of complacency.

“If you’re assuming this election cycle (that) everyone who’s anti-Trump is just rolling out voraciously and voting for anyone with a ‘D’ next to their name, that may not be the case,” he said. “What we’re finding is people are more apt to vote for something than against something … Every day becomes more challenging if you’re not cementing what that message is going to look like…..”